Walking to the Bus-Rider Blues Resources & Further Study

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Cart, Michael. Review of Walking to the BusRider Blues. Booklist, vol. 96 (May 1, 2000): 1670. Recommends the novel because "Ultimately, this easily resolved mystery is less compelling than Robinet's quietly dramatic, often poignant re-creation of the early days of the civil rights movement and Alfa's growing determination to 'put up his dukes' nonviolently in defense of his family's dignity."

Knight, Judson. "Robinet, Harriette Gillem 1931-." In Something about the Author, vol. 104. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Biographical sketch of Robinet and list of resources prior to publication of Walking to the BusRider Blues.

Larson, Gerry. Review of Walking to the BusRider Blues. School Library Journal, vol. 46 (May 1, 2000): 176. Remarks that "Despite the emphasis on racial inequities, both black and white characters are shown as vulnerable and capable of change" and offers the following praise: "Ingredients of mystery, suspense, and humor enhance and personalize this wellconstructed story that offers insight into a troubled...

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